3/19/18 MESSAGE FROM IDNR: REGARDING DEAD GIZZARD SHAD

Gizzard shad first showed up in the Chain in 2007 and have since expanded to include several year classes.  This is the third time larger gizzard shad (10" to 14" fish) have experienced a die-off following winter so these events are now regular occurrences and can be...

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3/11/18: Zones A, B and C are open for normal boating.

Zones A, B and C are open for normal boating. Please maintain caution, a debris advisory remains in effect. Zone A – Algonquin to the Stratton Lock and Dam Zone B – Upper River Stratton Lock and Dam North of Pistakee Lake Zone C – Chain O’ Lakes from Pistakee Lake...

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